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  • US announces forming coalition against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-05 10:33:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:907499

    WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (MENA) - The US announced Friday that it formed a coalition to expand operations against Daesh, according to Sky News. Some NATO members, including Britain, France and Canada, have already participated in humanitarian airdrops ....

  • Heavy monsoon rains kill over 40 in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-05 09:17:51 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:27 - ID:907347

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 5 (MENA) - Heavy monsoon rains killed 40 people across Pakistan as flash flood inundated villages, prompting authorities to send troops to evacuate residents and assist in the emergency, ABC News quoted officials as saying ....

  • Japan FM to visit Germany for talks on Ukraine, global issues

    Date: 2014-09-05 07:18:27 GMT - Japan - World - SN:17 - ID:907203

    TOKYO, Sept 5 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday he will visit Germany from Monday to Tuesday for talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on global issues such as the crises in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq, as ....

  • S. Korean health authorities quarantine Nigerian national with high fever

    Date: 2014-09-05 07:17:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:907204

    SEOUL, Sept 5 (MENA) - South Korean health authorities said Friday they have quarantined a Nigerian national with high fever as a precautionary move as they check to see whether the person has been infected with the Ebola virus, Yonhap ....

  • Ukrainian president, pro-Russia rebel leader say they will order ceasefires

    Date: 2014-09-05 07:03:25 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:14 - ID:907181

    KIEV, Sept 5 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian separatist leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine's east, ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, September 5

    Date: 2014-09-05 05:13:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:2 - ID:907107

    JEDDAH, Bahraini King Hamad bin Eissa al-Khalifa arrives here on a visit during which he meets Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdelaziz al-Saud. BERLIN, Pilots at Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa start a six-hour strike to demand a ten percent salary ....

  • China successfully launches two satellites into orbit

    Date: 2014-09-04 20:16:01 GMT - China - World - SN:116 - ID:906955

    BEIJING, Sept 4 (MENA) - China shot two satellites into orbits via one rocket on Thursday to relay environmental information and experiment with multimedia satellite communication, the Telegraph reported. The satellites were launched by a Long ....

  • Pope, Shimon Peres discuss situation in Middle East

    Date: 2014-09-04 19:16:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:110 - ID:906893

    ROME, Sept 4 (MENA) - Pope Francis and former Israeli president Shimon Peres met Thursday at the Vatican to discuss the situation in the Middle East as well as the return of anti-Semitism in Europe, the Jerusalem Post reported. Peres briefed the ....

  • Lavrov, Steinmeier Express Full Support to Efforts to Achieve Ceasefire in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-04 18:40:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:906857

    MOSCOW, Sept 4 (MENA) - In a phone conversation Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed full support to efforts aimed at declaring a ceasefire in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign ....

  • S. Korean vice FM visits shelter for sex slavery victims

    Date: 2014-09-04 18:08:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:103 - ID:906894

    SEOUL, Sept 4 (MENA) – South Korea's vice foreign minister visited a shelter for victims of Japan's wartime sexual enslavement on Thursday ahead of a bilateral meeting on the issue that has frayed ties between the nations, Yonhap news agency ....

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